Advanced Backhand Technique
This section focuses on the more advanced technique and tactics pros use when they hit backhands.
|Handling High Balls to the Backhand
High backhands can be a tough shot. The trick is to swing on a higher plane than normal while keeping the rest of your mechanics the same.
|Extending Out, Into the Court During Your Follow Through
This video examines the importance of extending out, into the court during your follow through when hitting a two-handed backhand. A very common error is to bend your elbows immediately after contact, which has the effect of abbreviating your swing up to and through the ball.
|The Various Backhand Stances
There are several stances you can use when hitting a backhand: the open stance, the neutral stance, and the closed stance. This video examines each stance and explains when you’ll typically use each one.